Quarto-sized edition, sometimes also referred to as the "Library edition."
Issued in 5 dark gray linen portfolio volumes with linen ties
Each volume contains half-title and title leaves, table of contents (description of plates), and 80 loose plates of color-printed illustrations
"Text only for volume 1 reprinted 1950"--v. 1, t.p. verso
Edition statement taken from the Prospectus, as described in the Harvard University Library online catalog record for this edition
"This [Library] edition was printed by the same special process, from the same plates, and on the same kind of all-rag paper as the De Luxe edition, but with less margin on the sheets, which measure 9 1/4 x 12 1/4. The Library edition is bound in substantial linen-covered portfolios, stamped in gold"--P.  of Prospectus
The illustrations, many dated 1925, are reproductions of watercolor drawings by the author
Also issued in a folio-sized limited, numbered edition with title pages dated 1925
Volume 1 contains plates numbered 1-77, 24a, 31a, and 56a (for a total of 80 plates); v. 2 contains plates 81-160; v. 3 contains plates 161-240; v. 4 contains plates 241-320; and v. 5 contains plates 321-400
An index to all plates is included in v. 5
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SCNHRB copy (v. 1, 39088016711384; v. 2, ... 426; v. 3, ...467; v. 4, ... 509; v. 5, ... 541) is complete with all numbered plates present. An extra copy of plate 181 is laid in v. 3
SCNHRB copy lacks the prospectus for the set
SCNHRB copy has stamp on t.p.'s: Smithsonian Libraries, Jun. 24, 1985
SCNHRB copy has the publisher's blue cloth portfolios with gilt-stamped covers and spines, and blue ribbon ties. The text (table of contents) portion for each volume is bound in ivory paper with gilt-stamped Smithsonian seal on front cover
Contains two plates 181.
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Possible copyright status
Public domain. The BHL considers that this work is no longer under copyright protection.